Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Wednesday Series: Scaredy Cat (#1 of 4)
I had a conversation with my agent a few weeks ago about portfolios, and how it was good to include pieces that show a narrative (like the flying pigs.) She said many times an editor will like a single piece, but will ask-- "what happens next?" Because, of course, they want to see if an artist can sustain a look and a character and tell a visual story.
Good to be reminded of this.
Right now I'm working on black and white pieces that could be suitable for early or young-adult chapter books. Remember this sketch from a while back? I always liked it and wanted to rework it into something more... so here goes...
(And here's a great post about what one particular editor likes to see in a portfolio.)